• From Right to Left: Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

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  • Park Closures September 7, 2014

    Please note that on Sunday, September 7th, the parking lot, visitor center, Weir Studio, and Young Studio will close at 1 pm for the annual Jazz in the Garden event. The 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm tours of the Weir House will not be offered.

Pets

Pets
The Weir family had an assortment of pets and animals during their time at the Branchville farm, including donkeys, horses, dogs, cats, chickens, and oxen. Here, Julian Alden Weir's youngest daughter, Cora, sits with some of the family dogs.
National Park Service, Weir Farm National Historic Site
 

Dogs are allowed at Weir Farm National Historic Site, as long as they remain leashed.

Please Note: Dogs are not allowed in the Weir Preserve, the 110-acre network of hiking trails directly adjacent to the property. You may stop by the Burlingham House Visitor Center to pick up maps of both Weir Farm National Historic Site and the Weir Preserve, and a park ranger will indicate where dogs are allowed.

Horseback riding is not allowed at Weir Farm National Historic Site.

Did You Know?

Weir Studio - Photo by Peter Margonelli

Painter Julian Alden Weir wanted to build a rural retreat in the Keene Valley area of the Adirondacks, but decided instead that his farm in Branchville, Connecticut, now preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site, would make a more suitable home for his family.